Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Download Ex Machina
Before the DVD release on 8th June
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save 44%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Andy Garcia Joins Paul Feig's Ghostbusters
Alongside Matt Walsh and Michael K. Williams
Disney Now Planning A Live-Action Prince Charming Film
Revisionist royalty ahoy
Assassin's Creed Adds Michael Kenneth Williams
Omar comin' to the game adaptation
Jurassic World Spends Fourth Weekend Atop The US Box Office
UPDATE: Inside Out scores a surprise victory
Jerry Weintraub 1937-2015
Legendary producer was 77
Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Debuts A Comic-Con Poster
And the Guardians Of The Galaxy cartoon has its own image
Justin Kurzel Developing True History Of The Kelly Gang
He's going criminal again with Snowtown co-writer Shaun Grant
New Images From Pixar's Next Short
Sanjay's Super Team is ready for launch
Zack Snyder Defends Man Of Steel
'The thesis of Superman is consequences...'
Teaser Trailer For Netflix's Lemony Snicket Series
Something unfortunate is coming...
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
05 July 2015
Latest Ant-Man Trailer Jumps Online
''We should call the Avengers...''
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Ant-Man
17 July 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Danny Collins (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Supermensch: The Legend Of Shep Gordon (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Last Vegas (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Behind The Candelabra (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Guilt Trip (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Michael Douglas Off To Last Vegas
Update: Robert De Niro locked in too

10 May 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

Michael Douglas Off To Last Vegas

Update: After the last report that Robert De Niro was in talks to sign on, things have advanced to the point where he's officially aboard, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He'll be the one member of the group who A) dislikes partying and B) has an issue with Douglas over the romantic problems in the past.

...

OAPs-on-a-bachelor-party-bender comedy Last Vegas has, like many complicated stag dos, taken a while to organise. Jack Nicholson was flirting with one of the lead roles for ages, but never seemed to commit. Now Michael Douglas is packing his bags for a wild night in Sin City.

The film finds a notorious playboy (Douglas) finally deciding to settle down and get hitched, albeit to a woman half his age. He decides to throw a stag night in Vegas and invites his three childhood best friends to come and party with him.

But all doesn’t go exactly to plan on the night when two of them dig up old tensions related to the woman they both loved back when they were teenagers. Sounds more Grumpy Old Men than The Hangover, but given how popular the latter is these days, who knows how the script has been tweaked to up the madcap comedy ante.

Jon Turteltaub is calling the shots (both cinematic and jello), working from a script by Crazy, Stupid, Love’s Dan Fogelman that has since seen re-writes by Adam Brooks and Alan Yang. The cameras are set to start cranking this September, once Douglas is finished playing Liberace for Steven Soderbergh.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Ed Harris Digs For Sweetwater
And January Jones wants revenge
Denzel Washington Could Be The Equalizer
Update: He's in!

Your Comments

Douglas and De Niro? I'm in!
If the scripts right, this could really sizzle. More

Posted by Nicky C at 09:22 on 11 May 2012 | Report This Post

Deerhunter Reunited
I will be great to see DeNiro and Walken share the same screen time again as it will be the first time since they starred in 'The Deerhunter'. More

Posted by colinnaraine at 14:19 on 20 April 2012 | Report This Post

Viva Hip Replacements
You would think that old pal Danny DeVito would be in there somewhere, but how about someone different like Jeff Bridges, he's around Michael's age and a fine actor. I'd love to see those two guys in a movie together. More

Posted by BenTramer at 11:50 on 18 April 2012 | Report This Post

sounds like a fun movie
is it just me or is this not screaming out for danny devito to be cast to. Be good to see them both on screen together again More

Posted by steve18 at 08:49 on 18 April 2012 | Report This Post

sounds like a fun movie
is it just me or is this not screaming out for danny devito to be cast to. Be good to see them both on screen together again More

Posted by steve18 at 08:49 on 18 April 2012 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
100 Greatest Movie Characters
Week 2 of your all-time favourite heroes and villains

10 Things To Look Out For At Comic-Con
Empire's look ahead to this week's big panels

Mirror Match: 10 Movies Where Your Evil Twin Attacks
A new challenger enters… and it’s YOU (but with bad facial hair)

Please Explain! With Arnold Schwarzenegger...
Plus Emilia Clarke on pranks, smiles and 'The Robot'

Bonfire Of The Vanities: When Personal Projects Go Wrong
15 hubristic horrors that went straight to movie jail

Hollywood Jackanory: Stars Reading Things Out Of Context
From Ian McKellen vs. One Direction to Hugh Jackman vs. baking innuendos

Before And After: How 10 Books Changed On Their Way To Becoming Movies
...And how their authors reacted

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe now and save up to 67%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)